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by STEVE G
Sat Aug 18, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16799

Re: Electric Cars

I think it is amazing, a"new" automotive idea emerges and then you find that Dr Porsche thought of it first. Dr P produced the first electric car in 1888--thats 130yrs ago. There were over 30,000 electric vehicles registered in the US in 1900, they've been around for a long time, it's lighter batte...
by STEVE G
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16799

Re: Electric Cars

Yes, most families have at least two cars here so to have one for local use and another for longer journeys is no big deal.
by STEVE G
Wed Aug 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16799

Re: Electric Cars

Here in Europe, I'm seeing more electric cars on the road all the time, most people use them to commute so extreme range doesn't come into it. There are also plenty of them being used for business as well, taxi's and delivery vehicles and we have them at the airport doing security. There are Tesla's...
by STEVE G
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Legal, Visa, Finances & Employment
Topic: Borderless Account of Transferwise
Replies: 16
Views: 714

Re: Borderless Account of Transferwise

I have the borderless account and it works perfectly, also with the MasterCard that comes with it but I have heard that it's not so easy to get for US citizens, particularly the debit card.
by STEVE G
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?

At least you don't have these problems in Thailand, I've had my Toyota truck for over ten years and I don't even know where the switch for the heated rear window is, or the fog lights!
by STEVE G
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?

One of the Ford's that I use at work has a warning that goes off for "Low outside air temperature". Aside from the fact that I already know that because before I was in the car, I was outside it, what am I supposed to do with that information? Lower the windows and drive around in circles with the ...
by STEVE G
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Foo
Topic: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?
Replies: 8
Views: 199

Re: How many car-related acronyms and symbols do you know?

One of the Ford's that I use at work has a warning that goes off for "Low outside air temperature". Aside from the fact that I already know that because before I was in the car, I was outside it, what am I supposed to do with that information? Lower the windows and drive around in circles with the h...
by STEVE G
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Global Warming 2
Replies: 1093
Views: 52535

Re: Global Warming 2

Wind and Solar Energy: Good for Nothing The defenders of wind and solar claim that subsidies are a minor help to get a new industry going. These defenders counter critics with the fallacious claim that fossil fuels receive huge subsidies. Actually, the fossil fuel industry pays huge taxes. Focusing...
by STEVE G
Sun Aug 12, 2018 1:20 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Global Warming 2
Replies: 1093
Views: 52535

Re: Global Warming 2

3 Decades Of Alarmists’ False Climate Prophesies Unfulfilled Thirty years of continued false climate alarms have sounded since climate change scientists started making their cataclysmic predictions that global manmade pollutants will catastrophically rise global temperatures to the point of killing...
by STEVE G
Sun Jul 29, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Market Hua Hin Fishing Pier
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: Market Hua Hin Fishing Pier

I was just walking on the beach and noticed a line of canvas salas along the pier that were never there before but I was too far away to see anything else.
by STEVE G
Sun Jul 29, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Science & Nature
Topic: Global Warming 2
Replies: 1093
Views: 52535

Re: Global Warming 2

Why are some major news outlets still covering extreme weather like it's an act of God?
https://newrepublic.com/article/150124/ ... ate-change
by STEVE G
Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16799

Re: Electric Cars

And the Napier Deltic diesel!
by STEVE G
Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: Electric Cars
Replies: 277
Views: 16799

Re: Electric Cars

Ten years left to redesign lithium-ion batteries Reserves of cobalt and nickel used in electric-vehicle cells will not meet future demand. Refocus research to find new electrodes based on common elements such as iron and silicon, urge Kostiantyn Turcheniuk and colleagues. Electric vehicles need pow...
by STEVE G
Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 183
Views: 12530

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

All supermarkets as far as I know, but definitely Tesco where we do the majority of our shop, and is where we were stopped trying - there is a sign saying so. We've been stopped at G Supermarket in the past as well. Thinking about it, the old shopping mall as well - they have, or at least used to h...
by STEVE G
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Life In Thailand, Opinion & Relationships
Topic: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand
Replies: 183
Views: 12530

Re: Tips for recycling and reducing plastic use in Thailand

I've noticed that some of the local food vendors have started using traditional packaging, I've had a few takeout meals over the last couple of weeks that have been wrapped in banana leafs.